Tuesday, 28 December 2021

Church Service on Sunday, January 2, 2021

Please note: Because of the current COVID situation, we will not be meeting at ARDA this week. Instead, we invite you to access our online Worship Resources linked below.

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Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday. Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.


If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link)* in your homes.

*Resources will be updated a few days before the service.

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves.

Ephesians 1:3-6


The readings for this Second Sunday after Christmas Day:

Psalm:  Psalm 147:12-20
First Reading:  Jeremiah 31:7-14
Second Reading: Ephesians 1:3-14
Gospel:  John 1:1-18


Collect

God of power and life,
you are the glory of all who believe in you.
Fill the world with your splendour
and show the nations the light
of your truth;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.



Saturday, 25 December 2021

Church Service on Sunday, December 26, 2021

Please note: Because of the current COVID situation, we will not be meeting at ARDA this week. Instead, we invite you to access our online Worship Resources linked below.

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Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday. Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.


If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link)* in your homes.

*Resources will be updated a few days before the service.


JESUS MAFA. Jesus among the teachers, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=48280 [retrieved December 19, 2021]. Original source: http://www.librairie-emmanuel.fr (contact page: https://www.librairie-emmanuel.fr/contact). 


The readings for this First Sunday after Christmas Day:

Psalm:  Psalm 148
First Reading:  1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26
Second Reading: Colossians 3:12-17
Gospel:  Luke 2:41-52


Collect

Almighty God,
you have shed upon us the new light
of your incarnate Word.
Grant that this light, enkindled in our hearts,
may shine forth in our lives;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Friday, 24 December 2021

Church Service on Saturday, December 25, 2021

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ. We look forward to seeing you at our services once they are able to resume.  

We will be joining the livestreamed Christmas Day (family oriented) service from St. George's Church in Singapore where our Dean of Laos, Rev. Ian Hadfield, is Vicar.

This will be on Sat. Dec. 25th at 9:15am Lao time.

Please use this link to access the service:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3XiiscEDE364s6-ixmdgrw



The readings for Christmas Day:

Psalm:  Psalm 98
First Reading:  Isaiah 52:7-10
Second Reading:  Hebrews 1:1-4; 5-12
Gospel:  John 1:1-14


Collect:

God our Father,
your Word has come among us
in the Holy Child of Bethlehem.
Grant that the light of faith
may illumine our hearts
and shine in our words and deeds;
through him who is Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.










Monday, 20 December 2021

Church Service on Friday, December 24, 2021

Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ. We look forward to seeing you at our services once they are able to resume.  

We will be joining the livestreamed Christmas Eve Carols and Communion service from St. George's Church in Singapore where our Dean of Laos, Rev. Ian Hadfield, is Vicar.

This will be on Fri. Dec. 24th at 8pm Lao time.

Please use this link to access the service:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3XiiscEDE364s6-ixmdgrw



The readings for Christmas Eve:

Psalm:  Psalm 96
First Reading: Isaiah 9:2-7
Second Reading: Titus 2:11-14
Gospel: Luke 2:1-14, 15-20


Collect:

Eternal God,
this holy night is radiant
with the brilliance of your one true light.
Grant that we who have known
the revelation of that light on earth
may come to see the splendour
of your heavenly glory;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who is alive and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.










Monday, 13 December 2021

Church Service on Sunday, December 19, 2021

Please note: Because of the current COVID situation, we will not be meeting at ARDA this week. Instead, we invite you to access our online Worship Resources linked below.

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Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday. Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.


If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link)* in your homes.

*Resources will be updated a few days before the service.



The readings for this fourth Sunday of Advent:

Psalm:  Psalms 80:1-7
First Reading: Micah 5:2-5a
Second Reading: Hebrews 10:5-10
Gospel: Luke 1:39-45; 46-55


Collect


Heavenly Father,
you chose the Virgin Mary,
full of grace,
to be the mother of our Lord and Saviour.
Fill us with your grace,
that in all things
we may embrace your will,
and with her rejoice in your salvation;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Monday, 6 December 2021

Church Service on Sunday, December 12 , 2021

Please note: Because of the current COVID situation, we will not be meeting at ARDA this week. Instead, we invite you to access our online Worship Resources linked below.

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Welcome to the website of the Church of the Holy Spirit, an international group of believers and seekers from many different backgrounds, sharing together the Good News of the Lord Jesus Christ. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday. Please go to our Visitor's Information page for service details including information about our Sunday School program and Child Protection Policy.


If you aren't able to join us face to face, due to Covid19 restrictions or any other reason you are encouraged to use the Worship Resources provided here (click on this link)* in your homes.

*Resources will be updated a few days before the service.



The readings for this third Sunday of Advent:

Psalm: Isaiah 12:2-6
First Reading: Zephaniah 3:14-20
Second Reading: Philippians 4:4-7
Gospel: Luke 3:7-18


Collect

God of power and mercy,
you call us once again
to celebrate the coming of your Son.
Remove those things which hinder love of you,
that when he comes
he may find us waiting
in awe and wonder for him;
who lives and reigns
with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.